Machine Zone joins IEUG

By Industrial Erlang User Group | Published: June 25, 2015

Industrial Erlang User Group announces a new member, Machine Zone, Inc. Francois Orsini will join the Board as a new member, representing Machine Zone.

Founded in 2008 and based in Palo Alto, California, Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly Addmired, Inc.) is a technology-focused mobile company building the best global real-time MMOs. Machine Zone is a Y-Combinator company with two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures and Menlo Ventures.

“Our current top title, Game Of War – Fire Age, is enjoying explosive worldwide growth on the back of a rigorous technical platform that includes features such as real-time chat translation between dozens of languages and has the largest worldwide number of concurrent players in a single world instance environment. With an unwavering focus on technological innovations, we are always looking for exceptional talents from around the world to help build a great technology company.” says Francois Orsini, Chief Technology Officer for Machine Zone’s Platform business unit.

Mr. Francois Orsini joined Machine Zone in January 2010 and has been responsible for server architecture and implementation of next-generation social and server platform. Mr. Orsini has more than 20 years of experience as senior staff engineering and architect at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Sybase and Cloudscape, with extensive experience in databases and infrastructure development, distributed data management systems, scalability, security, resource management, HA cluster solutions, soft real-time and connectivity services. He also founded a VC-backed startup called Unikala in 1999. Mr. Orsini holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Computer Sciences from the Paris Institute of Technology.


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